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American Shared Hospital Services Announces Changes to its Board of Directors

Ernest A. Bates, MD, founder and former CEO of AMS, becomes consultant SAN FRANCISCO, CA, December 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – via NewMediaWire – American Shared Hospital Services (NYSE American: AMS) (the “Company”), a leading provider of turnkey technology solutions for stereotaxic radiosurgery and advanced radiation therapy equipment and services, announced today changes in its […]

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Aurora Hospital Lawyer Ads Seek Public Help In Fighting COVID

With full-page newspaper ads, Advocate Aurora Health is asking the public for help in tackling the coronavirus pandemic. “We cannot stop COVID without you,” the ads aired Sunday in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Green Bay Press Gazette and Chicago Tribune said. The effort follows similar actions taken by the health systems in Cleveland and Minnesota, […]

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Biden joins First Lady for Christmas Eve visit to children’s hospital

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden brought Christmas Eve joy to hospitalized children who are not well enough to return home during the holidays. It’s a long-standing tradition for first ladies to visit the National Children’s Hospital over Christmas, but Joe Biden’s visit on Friday came as a surprise. It […]

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Brazilian footballer Pelé released from hospital

SAO PAULO – Brazilian footballer Pelé has been released from hospital, the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo announced Thursday, and will spend Christmas at home after months of medical problems following surgery to remove a colon tumor . “The patient is stable and will continue treatment for a colon tumor that was identified in […]

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Tenet and USPI enter into transaction to acquire SCD

December 22, 2021 – Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) and its subsidiary United Surgical Partners International (USPI) today completed the previously announced transaction to acquire SurgCenter Development (SCD). As part of the closing of the transaction, Tenet / USPI acquired SCD’s interests in 86 outpatient surgery centers (ASCs) and other related outpatient support services for […]

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Cleveland Clinic Weston Reaches 1000th Kidney Transplant Milestone

December 22, 2021– The Weston Hospital of the Cleveland Clinic, Broward County’s largest solid organ transplant provider, recently completed its 1,000th kidney transplant when Fort Lauderdale resident Erskine Clark, 48, received a kidney from a deceased donor. Rodolfo Blandon, MDPresident, Cleveland Clinic Weston “Reaching this milestone shows the enormous need for organ transplant services in […]

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‘Unusual activity’ triggers 5-day network outage for Missouri hospital

Capital Region Medical Center, an affiliate of the University of Missouri Health Care, spent nearly a week battling a system-wide network outage affecting its phone and computer systems. Although IT health news‘Attempts to reach Jefferson City-based facility were unsuccessful, spokesperson told local ABC Affiliate that the decision to shut down the network was triggered by […]

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CareerSource Broward Recruits Employers For Youth Summer Employment Program

Youth worker program costs and salaries covered for eight weeks December 16, 2021 – CareerSource Broward (CSBD) is actively recruiting Broward County employers to participate in its Youth Summer Employment Program (SYEP) 2022. Companies may be assigned a young adult to FREE OF CHARGE – savings of almost $ 3,500 per youth hired – thanks […]

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Healthcare Network CEO Dr. Emily Ptaszek announces her departure

The board of directors selects the national research firm December 15, 2021 – Health network, a federally accredited health center (FQHC) that works to ensure that primary medical care is available to everyone in our community, Dr. Emily Ptaszek, President and CEO, informed the council today of his decision to step down from his post, […]

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Hospital departments at medical schools hit hard as agitation from PG doctors escalates

Thiruvananthapuram: The functioning of Kerala’s Government Medical College Hospitals (MCH) was brought to a standstill on Monday as internal surgeons in the state join the turmoil currently being led by PG medical students. Large crowds were seen in the outpatient sections of MCHs and many patients were discharged due to lack of medical staff. Internal […]